Press Releases

  • JNA Awards Confers Lifetime Achievement Award to Anoop Mehta, President of Bharat Diamond Bourse

    September 02 2014 11:19 AM ET

    HONG KONG, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JNA (Jewellery News Asia) is proud to announce that it is honouring Anoop Mehta, President of the Bharat Diamond Bourse (BDB), with the Lifetime Achievement Award, one of the highest accolades in the global jewellery and gemstone industry and the most esteemed tribute conferred by the JNA Awards.

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan ups the ante on children's health with #MIKidsCan

    September 02 2014 11:19 AM ET

    DETROIT, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Michigan continues to confront the health challenge of having one in three of its young people considered statistically overweight, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is launching a series of high-profile events and partnership activations to get people engaged in sharing ideas about how to improve the health of Michigan's kids.

  • Levolor Energy-Efficient Accordia Custom Cellular Shades Now Available in New Styles

    September 02 2014 11:15 AM ET

    ATLANTA, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Levolor, the leader in custom window fashions, is expanding its popular Accordia® Custom Cellular Shade collections and adding new on-trend colors and fabrics to its extensive portfolio of more than 200 styles.

  • tw telecom to Provide Business Ethernet to Data Foundry's new Houston 2 Data Center

    September 02 2014 11:15 AM ET

    HOUSTON, Sept.

  • Meijer Pharmacy Busts Myths on Flu Shots

    September 02 2014 11:15 AM ET

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Meijer pharmacists are playing myth busters and reminding parents why getting flu shots before kids go back to school is the perfect time to minimize the spread of seasonal influenza for families.

    While the Grand Rapids, Mich.-based retailer anticipates administering 30 percent more flu shots this season than last, Meijer Drug Store Vice President Nat Love says that one of the largest myths about flu shots could be keeping families from staying healthy at a time when viruses could be most prevalent.

  • Courtyard Louisville East Gives Families 50 Reasons To Swing For Some Fun

    September 02 2014 11:11 AM ET

    LOUISVILLE, Ky., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Courtyard Louisville East is giving travelers an additional 50 reasons to experience Louisville and its Southern hospitality.

    Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140829/141651

  • Torrance Marriott South Bay To Host Fundraising Art Exhibit

    September 02 2014 11:11 AM ET

    TORRANCE, Calif., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Torrance Marriott South Bay will put its love of art and commitment to community on display by hosting an original paintings exhibit featuring a local artist while raising funds for Children's Hospital Los Angeles.  

    Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140829/141652

  • State Police Investigate 686 Labor Day Weekend Crashes in Pennsylvania

    September 02 2014 11:09 AM ET

    HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania State Police investigated 686 crashes during the four-day Labor Day holiday weekend driving period.

    Thirteen people were killed and 211 others were injured in those 686 crashes. This total does not include crashes investigated by local police.

    The official holiday driving period was Aug. 29 through Sept. 1. During that time, troopers cited 813 individuals for not wearing seat belts and issued citations to 204 motorists for not securing children in safety seats.

  • Kristin Lord Appointed New President/CEO Of IREX

    September 02 2014 11:08 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- IREX is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Kristin Lord as President and CEO.

  • Charter Chooses Sense Corp as Exclusive Vendor for Next-generation Enterprise Data Warehouse

    September 02 2014 11:06 AM ET

    STAMFORD, Conn., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHTR) today announced it has signed an agreement with management and technology consulting firm Sense Corp to create its next-generation enterprise data warehouse.

  • Conco Industrial Services Opens New Office in Gonzales, Louisiana

    September 02 2014 11:04 AM ET

    GONZALES, La., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jason Wilburn, Vice President of Conco Industrial Services (CIS), is pleased to announce the opening of a new CIS office and operations facility located at 2930 South Ruby Ave. in Gonzales, Louisiana.  CIS opened the new location to better serve its current customers and grow its business in the area. 

    Wilburn said, "The petrochemical industry is expected to have substantial growth in the next 10 years, and we want to grow along with the industry to meet the needs of our customers."

  • Mamma Mia! Pie Five Pizza Unveils Another Delicioso Masterpiece - The Meatball Ricotta Pie

    September 02 2014 11:03 AM ET

    DALLAS, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When the time came to create his latest limited-time sensation, Pie Five Pizza Chef Andy Wittman turned to a true Renaissance man – his beloved and slightly cantankerous great-uncle Luigi.

    Luigi, you see, is a true Italian, with tomato sauce coursing through his veins. So when Andy and Uncle Luigi decided to collaborate, the results were molto buona!

  • Adolfson & Peterson, Inc. Names Rick Whitney Chief Executive Officer

    September 02 2014 11:02 AM ET

    MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Adolfson & Peterson, Inc. (A&P) today announced the appointment of Rick Whitney as Chief Executive Officer, effective October 1, 2014.  In his new role, Mr. Whitney will be responsible for the company's strategic direction and the overall growth and performance of the business.

    Mr. Whitney succeeds Interim CEO Steven Pinney, who has held the interim role since CEO Doug Jaeger stepped down in December 2013. Mr. Pinney will continue to serve A&P as Chairman of the Board of Directors.

  • Iconic Spirits Brand Kahlua® and Renowned Actor Jeff Bridges Team-Up for "The White Russian," A Kahlua Productions Film

    September 02 2014 11:00 AM ET

    NEW YORK, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kahlua®, the classic rum and coffee liqueur, has joined forces with Academy Award-winning actor Jeff Bridges to release "The White Russian," a Kahlua Productions short film honoring the classic cocktail. Bridges, who narrates and stars in the short film, recounts an adventure-filled story with twists and turns for the characters, all while sipping on a classic White Russian cocktail. Set to debut on September 9, 2014 in Hollywood, Bridges will join the Kahlua brand for a special private screening with fans.

  • Implant Sciences Wins $1.2 Million Contract for Trace Detectors to EU Country

    September 02 2014 11:00 AM ET

    WILMINGTON, Mass., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Implant Sciences Corporation (OTCQB:IMSC), a high technology supplier of systems and sensors for homeland security and defense markets, announced today it has sold $1.2 million worth of trace detectors to a customer in the European Union. The units will be deployed for critical infrastructure protection and homeland security.

  • Catamaran to present at the Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference

    September 02 2014 11:00 AM ET

    SCHAUMBURG, IL, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Catamaran Corp. (NASDAQ: CTRX)
    (TSX: CCT), a leading provider of technology and pharmacy benefit
    management (PBM) services, announces that Jeff Park, Executive Vice
    President of Operations, and Mike Shapiro, Chief Financial Officer,
    will present at the Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference in New
    York City. Catamaran's presentation will take place on Tuesday,
    September 9, 2014, at 2:55 p.m. ET.

  • BioLegend Acquires the Antibody Products Business Unit from Covance

    September 02 2014 11:00 AM ET

    SAN DIEGO, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioLegend, Inc. (BioLegend) acquired the shares of Covance Antibody Services Inc., a business unit of Covance, located in Dedham, Massachusetts, on August 29, 2014. The Covance Antibody business unit develops and manufactures antibodies and research reagents for Neuroscience, Immunopathology, Cell Biology, Epitope Tags, and Immunohistochemistry Detection. These products, including In Vitro Diagnostic (IVD) antibodies for IHC, are well-suited to complement and enhance the current selection of BioLegend research reagents.

  • Commonwealth Saves More Than $1 Million through Payment Offset Program

    September 02 2014 11:00 AM ET

    HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Budget Secretary Charles B. Zogby today announced that the commonwealth has saved more than $1 million by offsetting payments to vendors and business partners with debts more than 90 days delinquent to the commonwealth.  

    The Commonwealth Offset Program (COP) began in July 2013 to offset any payment to delinquent business partners by the amount they may owe the commonwealth for license fees, assessments or delinquent loans last year.

  • Too Much of a Good Thing Can Cause Overuse Injuries in the Foot

    September 02 2014 11:00 AM ET

    CHICAGO, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Being physically active has long been applauded as an ingredient for good health—but, according to surgeons at the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, doing too much too soon can wreak havoc on the feet and cause painful overuse injuries: tendonitis, ruptured tendons, and stress fractures, to name a few.

  • National Prostate Health Month Underscores Importance of Knowing Your Numbers

    September 02 2014 11:00 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, at the start of National Prostate Health Month (NPHM), professional association representing urology practices in the United States, LUGPA, and patient advocate organization, ZERO – The End of Prostate Cancer, urged patients to man up and go to the doctor.